Call Today for a FREE Confidential Case Review - Toll-Free 24/7 (866) 920-0753

Axiron Lawsuit

Axiron Lawsuit

Like all testosterone replacement products, Axiron (testosterone underarm liquid) can potentially increase the risk of blood clots by thickening the blood, elevating blood pressure, and increasing the number of red blood cells. These blood clots usually form in the legs, but they can break loose and get trapped in vital organs, causing a life-threatening heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism, or other severe side effect.

What You Can Do & How an Axiron Lawsuit Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Axiron induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was injured by Axiron, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation.

You may be eligible to file a lawsuit or join a class action. Please use the form below to contact our Defective Drug Litigation Group or call us toll-free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

What is Axiron?

Axiron, a testosterone treatment product manufactured by Eli Lilly & Co., is an underarm liquid that delivers testosterone through transdermal absorption. It is marketed to treat symptoms of low testosterone (“Low T”), including fatigue, depressed mood, sexual dysfunction, osteoporosis, and more.

In 2011, over 5.3 million prescriptions were written for testosterone treatment products like Axiron. However, only 50% of patients actually had the condition Axiron is approved to treat — hypogonadism, a serious hormonal deficiency below 300 ng/dL.

FDA Adds Heart Attack, Stroke Warnings to Testosterone Products

March 3, 2015 — In a Safety Communication, the FDA is asking manufacturers of testosterone replacement products to stop marketing them for the treatment of age-related “Low T,” add warnings about heart attacks and strokes, and start studying the long-term risks. Click here to read more.

Axiron and Cardiovascular Side Effects

What is the problem?

Our lawyers are evaluating legal claims because we are concerned about studies suggesting that the life-threatening risks of Axiron could potentially outweigh any benefit, especially for men over 65 and/or people with heart disease.

Drug-makers are already facing several lawsuits accusing them of “disease mongering” — convincing millions of men who are losing testosterone to try a product with a lifetime commitment and serious side effects. These ads may also misleadingly suggest that hypogonadism is widespread.

FDA Safety Alert for Testosterone Therapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a Drug Safety Communication for testosterone replacement therapy on January 31, 2014, in response to concerning data from two studies.

The announcement came just days after PLoS One published research on over 50,000 men, finding that testosterone could double the risk of heart attack for men over 65. Three months before that study was published, another study in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicated that testosterone may increase a man’s risk of heart attack, stroke, and death by 30%.

Do I have an Axiron Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Axiron injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was injured by Axiron, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Defective Drug Litigation Group or call us toll-free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Attention Lawyers: We consider a referral from another law firm to be one of the greatest compliments. If your firm is interested in referring us a case or for us to send you a list of previous award judgments and/or average referral fees, please visit the Lawyer Referral section of our website.

Free Case Evaluation

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading plaintiff’s law firms and handles cases in all 50 states. We are very proud of our legal achievements, but equally self-respecting of our firms reputation for providing personal attention to each and every client we represent.

No matter what type of case you have, you may contact us with confidence by filling out the email contact form below or calling us directly by dialing toll free 24 hrs/day (866) 920-0753.

*
*
*